Kiron Atom Tellian

Pianist | Composer


Sunday, April 7, 2024 16:00Halle, GermanyPiano Concerto
Frédéric Chopin
Kiron Atom Tellian | Emmanuel Tjeknavorian | Deutsche Streicherphilharmonie
  • Kiron Atom Tellian — Piano
  • Emmanuel Tjeknavorian — Conductor
  • Deutsche Streicherphilharmonie
  • Frédéric Chopin — Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-Minor, Opus 11
Friday, May 3, 2024 Schloss Walpersdorf, Lower AustriaDuo Recital
Dmitri Shostakovich, Gabriel Fauré, Sergei Prokofiev and Darius Milhaud
Emmanuel Tjeknavorian | Kiron Atom Tellian
  • Emmanuel Tjeknavorian — Violin
  • Kiron Atom Tellian — Piano
  • Dmitri Shostakovich — 4 Preludes from Op. 34
  • Gabriel Fauré — Violin Sonata No. 1 in A-Major, Op. 13
  • Sergei Prokofiev — Violin Sonata No. 1 in F-Minor, Op. 80
  • Darius Milhaud — Le bœuf sur le toit
Wednesday, May 29, 2024 Waidhofen an der Ybbs, AustriaRecital
To be announced
From Thursday, July 18, 2024 to Sunday, July 21, 2024 Schloss Walpersdorf, AustriaKulturfest Schloss Walpersdorf
Ludwig van Beethoven, Frédéric Chopin and Sergei Rachmaninov
Jeremias Fliedl | Kiron Atom Tellian
  • Jeremias Fliedl — Violoncello
  • Kiron Atom Tellian — Piano
  • Ludwig van Beethoven — Sonata for Violoncello and Piano No. 5 in D-Major, Opus 102/2
  • Frédéric Chopin — Piano Sonata No. 3 in B-Minor, Opus 58
  • Frédéric Chopin — Ballade No. 4 in F-Minor, Opus 52
  • Sergei Rachmaninov — Sonata for Violoncello and Piano in G-Minor, Opus 19

Past Events…



NDR Kultur

» Devilish, virtuoso and simply: brilliant. «

November 2021

Austrian pianist and composer Kiron Atom Tellian currently pursues his bachelor’s degree at The Juilliard School in New York, studying with Maestro Sergei Babayan. He is a proud recipient of the prestigious Kovner Fellowship, which, among other things, covers all expenses for the entire duration of his studies.

Growing up in Vienna, Tellian started studying piano at the University for Music and Performing Arts Vienna (MDW) when he was only seven years old, going on to play his debut with orchestra at the age of nine.

Tellian is the winner of countless first prizes at national and international competitions for piano, chamber music, and composition in Austria, France, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Italy, Slovakia, Russia, England, the USA, and Japan. 

The Tennessean

»…an incredible combination of sensitivity and taste. «

October 2023

Especially noteworthy are first prize and Haydn prize at the prestigious 17th Ettlingen International Piano Competition in Germany and three first prizes in three different categories at the Fifth Rosalyn Tureck International Bach Competition in New York City, USA. 

In October 2023 Tellian won the Grand Prize (Alexei Sultanov Memorial Discovery Prize, as well as the prizes for the best mazurka and the best Etude at the Nashville International Chopin Competition.

Biography & Press…


Audio & Video

The Tennessean

Article in The Tennessean about Tellian winning the Grand Prize (Alexei Sultanov Discovery Prize), the prize for the best mazurka and the prize for the best Etude at the Nashville International Piano Competition.

Prize-winner‘s Concert of the Nashville International Chopin Competition

Frédéric Chopin:

Scherzo No. 4 in E-Major, Op. 54

Waltz in F-Major, Op. 34, No. 3

Interview after the Nashville International Chopin Competition

Interview with Ben Myers on Saturday, October 14, 2023, at Ingram Hall, Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.

ORF Interview

Recent interview by ORF Niederösterreich. Sadly, it's only  available in German.

Read it via the following link:

Published on the 17. July 2022.  

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